Tag Archives: English (Commonwealth)

Turkish Delight (Turks fruit)

LITERARY FICTION – CLASSICS Like Henry Miller, Wolkers writes with a tremendous appetite for life and a painterly approach to the sensuous. He is a refreshing stylist. – New York Times Book Review Turkish Delight may hit the jackpot here. It is racy, graphic, funny  – and, once readers get used to the author’s sexplicitly sexual […]

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Adventures of a Young Divorcee (Tribulations d’une Jeune divorcée)

FICTION – HUMOR Contains new illustrations by the author! Deborah, a young housewife, submissive and dependent, divorces after discovering her husband cheating on her. She then finds herself in the life of a head of the family and working woman she had always ignored. The adventures keep coming for Deborah, who will have to learn […]

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Anaïs Nin: Naked Under the Mask (Anais Nin, Masquée et si nue)

  FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY  A tribute to the world’s first female erotic writer Anaïs Nin was born in France en 1903. It’s her father, disappointed to have a daughter, who chose this ambiguous name. An esthete and perverse pianist, Joaquin Nin abandoned his wife and children ten years later. Teenager haunted by literature then frustrated wife […]

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The First Month With Your Baby (Votre premier mois avec bebe)

PARENTING – CHILDCARE When a child is born… the father and mother have lots of questions! Especially if it’s their first… How do you handle the crying, sleeping, burping, breastfeeding, bathing? How can you tell if your baby is hungry, cold, or has a stomach ache? Between the opinions of grandmothers and the latest fashionable […]

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Murder at the Ritz (Meurtre au Ritz)

HISTORY | GOURMET | CRIME Michèle Barrière is a French culinary historian and the bestselling author of a dozen historical & gourmet crime novels. Each of her very popular books are set between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and include ancient recipes of renowned chefs of the past. With Murder at the Ritz, Michèle Barrière […]

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Candy Jaunt (Snoepreis)

LITERARY FICTION Boris is a ten year old who likes comics, superheroes, dinky toys and candy. After his parents’ divorce, they fight fiercely over the guardianship. To escape the father’s demands, Boris’ mother takes him to Spain, where she is from. But what seems like an exciting adventure at the start soon derails into a […]

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Small Almanac of the Meaning of Life (Petit Almanach du Sens de la Vie)

PHILOSOPHY The stages of life, previously well-defined, have now become confused, opaque and disorderly. Can we hope to put back a little (well) meaning? This is the challenge of this book, developed from columns the author had written for Philosophy Magazine over a three-year period. It is a question of thinking out, step by step, […]

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Surrealism (Le Surréalisme)

HISTORY | PHILOSOPHY Surrealism acquired legendary status quite quickly, largely due to the place that surrealist works granted dreams, the supernatural and love. But, from its quasi-magical beginnings- automatic and hypnotised writing- to its slow, post-war receding  it was a constantly evolving movement, which perpetually re-evaluated its manifesto, built bridges with politics in the hope of […]

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The Wood Word (A máquina de madeira)

“Historical novel, right, but well seasoned by a memoir drive. Even if we talk about posthumous memories of a future that has never materialized.” – João Cezar de Castro Rocha, O Estado de S. Paulo In a mid-19th century Brazil, a society based on slave labor and concerned with setting down an indigenous mythology, a […]

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Awaken Your Memory (Réveillez votre mémoire)

Do you lose the track of a conversation, forget the title of a film or the Pin code of your credit card? The loss of memory worries to a lot of people. This book, written by a specialist, will help you train and develop your memory, whatever your age, in a playful and entertaining way […]

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